News Releases

Office of Planning Seeks Public Comment for Economic Development StrategyPosted on September 22, 2016 in NewsOffice of Planning
Office of Planning -- The public is invited to comment on a draft Hawaii Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), which would serve as a blueprint for economic development throughout the state.
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More than 60 Hawaii Companies Showcased at the 2016 Tokyo International Gift ShowPosted on September 21, 2016 in NewsDBEDT
More than 60 Hawaii Companies just completed participating in the 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). This year marks the fifth consecutive year that DBEDT organized a Hawaii Pavilion at TIGS.
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HTDC Awards $1.5 Million Contract for Microgrid Project at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-HickamPosted on September 15, 2016 in NewsHawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC announced today that its Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies (HCATT) program just awarded a $1.5 million contract to design a series of interconnected microgrids at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), the first phase of an anticipated five-year project that will demonstrate the reliability and resiliency of renewable energy.
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High Technology Development Corporation Offers Small Business GrantsPosted on September 2, 2016 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
High Technology Development Corp. -- Small research companies wishing to spur the development of innovative scientific and engineering technologies for federal applications are encouraged to apply for a matching grant from HTDC.
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Hawaii Selected to Receive $225,000 Federal Clean Energy GrantPosted on August 30, 2016 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office -- HSEO has been selected to receive a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create a data visualization tool that will help stakeholders better understand the policy choices needed to move toward a 100 percent renewable energy system.
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DBEDT Predicts Steady Economic GrowthPosted on August 30, 2016 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its third quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report, where the data shows Hawaii’s economy continues to expand. DBEDT expects that Hawaii’s economic growth, as measured by the growth of real gross domestic product (GDP), will grow steadily at 1.9 percent for 2016 and around 2 percent for next few years.
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HTDC Awards Nearly $2 Million in Grants to Hawaii ManufacturersPosted on August 25, 2016 in NewsInnovate Hawaii
High Technology Development Corp. -- Fifty-one Hawaii companies will soon be able to streamline, improve, and optimize operations thanks to funding from the High Technology Development Corporation through Innovate Hawaii’s Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP).
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DBEDT Releases 2015 State Data Book OnlinePosted on August 17, 2016 in News2015 State of Hawaii Data Book
DBEDT released the “2015 State of Hawaii Data Book” today. The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation.
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NELHA and County of Hawaii Host Energy Storage ConferencePosted on August 16, 2016 in NewsNatural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority -- NELHA announced today that it is partnering with the County of Hawaii to host a conference on energy storage trends and opportunities in Kailua-Kona on Sept. 12 and 13.
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HTDC Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Wetware WednesdayPosted on July 29, 2016 in NewsWetWare Wednesday
High Technology Development Corp. -- HTDC monthly WetWare Wednesday hits a milestone in August as it celebrates five years of bringing together software designers, entrepreneurs, students, and educators to share ideas and spark new business opportunities.
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